Not enough hair to be a duke of hazard! Hilarious!
LOL! Based on this strip, it seems I've been The Chosen One on more than a few occasions. (Funny, though, I seemed to lose the title at the 'refusal to give money' part.)
I came here via CakeWrecks. I love you. Stay golden.
I'm not usually one to complain about spelling in a webcomic... but it's spelled "prophecy" unless it's being used as a verb. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prophecy
Door to door prophet scam artists, I love it!
For the record, prophesy is a verb. The one you're looking for is prophecy.
Cool, it's almost like two Basic Instructions in one, "How to Fulfill the Prophesy" and "How to Make a Good Prophesy"
Heh heh. The girl with the jade green eyes. You're going to need a six-demon bag to pull that off!
Whoa. Where did this come from - was it perchance a real-life conversation?
"Prophesy" is a verb. The noun is "prophecy."
Thus endeth the dickish comment.
Dude! Dude! PropheCy...
Um, the noun "prophecy" is spelt with a "c" not an "s". Prophesy is the verb form, i.e. meaning "to prophesy".
Excellent comic as usual, sir! Especially timely and hilarious as I've been re-watching the Buffy series lately. (I'm guessing someone's already pointed out that this should be "prophecy" throughout, right? Sorry, sorry! It's just that I'm the Chosen One who must proclaim proper grammar throughout the English-speaking world. Destiny is a terrible burden.)
"Wow. It sucks to be the chosen one."
Wisdom for the ages. Great strip, Scott--thanks.
can't believe you spilled beans in panel 3!
Thanks for fixing the spelling before I got to read it! =P Keep up the great comics Scott!
It was along about then, ol' Boss Hogg showed them Duke boys what prophesizin' was all about.Ya'll better hang on to yer boots.
It is written that when I see these guys, I shall hang on to my wallet. And it will suck to be them.
Trying to get the references in Panel 3, maybe you guys can help me out there?
??HighlanderHarry PotterMatrix??????Star Wars
Love the Girl with the Jade Green Eyes reference. That book almost ruined my adolescence when I got it as a 12-year old birthday present from my Mom, who hadn't read it.
Two references I didn't get and are too generic to google:Straighten the curves?Flatten the Hills?
Uhm... I dunno if a Six-Demon Bag is going to cut it. I mean we're talking Black Blood of the Earth here, at least. Unless, maybe, you had a magic potion...
This is truly one of the stranger BIs to come down the pike. And I mean that in a good way.
Nice shout-out to "Big Trouble in Little China", Scott. One sees far too few these days.
OK Scott, 'fess up, which of your charcaters have your dressed up as the wise men? Is the one on the right Rick?
Oh man, this is frikkin' excellent. I actually laughed pretty loudly when I got to "straighten the curves, flatten the hills".
The Chosen One stands Outside The Box.
Love the Dune reference. I'm ashamed to say I picked Dune as the 1 DVD I would own, if I could only own 1. But it has to be the 6-hour cut.
first reference is Dune, isn't it?? And are the straighten curves and flatten hills the dukes of hazzard ref? I'm a little slow this morning....
@RumGuzzler, black blood of the Earth? Do you mean oil?
The great thing is that once you marry the girl with eyes of creamy jade, you can go off and rule the universe from beyond the grave!
Or check into a psycho ward, whichever comes first.
DuneHighlanderHarry PotterMatrixBig Trouble in Little ChinaDukes of Hazzard?Dukes of Hazzard?Star Wars
For Scott to give up his wallet so that others may buy liquor. Now that would be some miracle! Only the chosen one is worthy.
Seriously, there are questions? Fine. Spoilers for the 3rd panel.
Drink the water of life - DuneBehead the Kurgan - HighlanderDefeat Voldemort - Harry PotterStop bullets with my mind - MatrixMarry the girl with the jade green eyes - Big Trouble, Little ChinaStraighten the curves, flatten the hills... Dukes of Hazard (as mentioned in the panel) ... some day the mountains might get 'em but the law never will...Bring balance to the Force - Star Wars
You're welcome, and lets not discuss my social life (or clear lack thereof)... thanks.
Name is a killing word: Muad'dib from DuneMidi-chlorians: Anakin from the Star Wars prequelogyLightning bolt shaped scar: Harry PotterDrink the water of life: Muad'dib, again.Behead the Kurgan: HighlanderDefeat Voldemort: Harry PotterStop bullets with the mind: Neo from The MatrixMarry the girl with the jade green eyes: (not sure, there is a book "The Girl With the Jade Green Eyes")Straighten the curves: ???Flatten the hills: ???Bring balance to the force: Anakin, again.
Aha -- "straightening the curves, flattening the hills" is a lyric from the Dukes of Hazzard theme song. Odd, that's the only part of the song I do not recognize.
You missed your chance to include one of the signs of the messiah from "Life of Brian".
Possibly the Bible? Or if "water of life" = whiskey, then he's referring to me, every evening between 7-8pm...HighlanderHarry PotterMatrixLittle Trouble in Big ChinaJohn 1:23, the Bible- I think... There's a line in there that says exactly that...John 1:23, the Bible- I think...Star Wars
Okay, I'm fine with correcting people's spelling, but jeez, can't the last ten of you have checked the comments before you chimed in?
@ Flu :
?? - Dune HighlanderHarry PotterMatrix?? Big Trouble In Little China?? Dukes of Hazzard ?? Dukes of Hazzard Star Wars
@Flu: The first is a Dune reference, as is the "killing word" part in panel 2. Research tells me there's a story titled The Girl With the Jade Green Eyes. "Straighten the curves" and "flatten the hills" appear to be from "The Dukes of Hazzard," aptly enough.